The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 104 111 136
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +25
Permanent jobs citing CISM 12 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.68% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 1.17% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 3
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+8.91% +8.60%
CISM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
408 426 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.01% 26.58% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 335 294 394
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £48,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISM across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CISM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISM across the Cheshire region.

CISM Salary Trend in Cheshire

CISM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 11 £43,500 -
Crewe - 1 £47,500 -
CISM
North West

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing CISM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISM.

1 26 (100.00%) CISSP
2 21 (80.77%) Finance
3 20 (76.92%) Information Security
4 15 (57.69%) ISEB
5 13 (50.00%) Risk Management
6 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
6 10 (38.46%) SLA
6 10 (38.46%) SIEM
7 7 (26.92%) Splunk
7 7 (26.92%) Network Security
7 7 (26.92%) Websense
7 7 (26.92%) CISA
7 7 (26.92%) Nessus
7 7 (26.92%) Sourcefire
8 6 (23.08%) Banking
9 5 (19.23%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity
9 5 (19.23%) Supplier Management
9 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
11 3 (11.54%) ITIL
11 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
11 3 (11.54%) People Management
12 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
12 2 (7.69%) IT Governance
12 2 (7.69%) Marketing
12 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
12 2 (7.69%) ISMS
12 2 (7.69%) RMADS

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing CISM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Network Security
General
1 21 (80.77%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Senior Technician
2 5 (19.23%) IT Security Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Security Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Information Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Security Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Risk Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Information Risk Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Security Operations Manager
4 3 (11.54%) IT Operations Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) CESG
3 2 (7.69%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (7.69%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Information Security
2 13 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 10 (38.46%) SIEM
4 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity
4 5 (19.23%) Supplier Management
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) People Management
6 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.69%) IT Governance
6 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 2 (7.69%) ISMS
6 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
6 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Network Management
7 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (57.69%) ISEB
3 7 (26.92%) CISA
4 5 (19.23%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (7.69%) CEH
5 2 (7.69%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.69%) SSCP
6 1 (3.85%) PCI QSA
6 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) SLA
2 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.85%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Websense
1 7 (26.92%) Sourcefire
1 7 (26.92%) Splunk